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Authorities search for inmate who fled prison medical facility in Vacaville

Jarvis Brown
Jarvis Brown California Department of Corrections

Authorities searched Monday for an inmate who walked away from a prison medical facility in Vacaville.

Jarvis Brown, 29, left a minimum-security part of California Medical Facility. He had been in state prison custody since May 12, serving a three-year sentence for evading an officer while driving recklessly in Contra Costa County.

Brown, a black man about 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing 165 pounds, was reported missing after an inmate count at 12:30 a.m. Monday. He was last seen in his bunk bed about an hour earlier.

Local law enforcement, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation agents and the California Highway Patrol were involved in the search.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews